Forum Archive

Go Back   3D Realms Forums > 3D Realms Topics > Duke Nukem > Duke Nukem 3D Modifications
Blogs FAQ Members List Social Groups Calendar Mark Forums Read

Notices

 
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-07-2008, 01:32 PM   #1
Altered Reality

Altered Reality's Avatar
A couple of old maps I made in 1997
Today I was doing some cleanup, I found a bunch of old floppies and decided to check if they were still readable. Some of them weren't, but I've been able to copy to my hard drive the contents of most of them. I even found 2 Duke3D maps I made in 1997 and I thought I lost.

A couple of words about them:
- AREA51.MAP is supposed to be played first, and RETICULI.MAP next. The story is simply about Duke storming Area 51, reaching a hidden alien spaceship and using it to fly to a planet in the Zeta Reticuli system to kick more alien ass.
- AREA51.MAP is hard and there is a couple of tricky puzzles, but it can be completed. Just save the pipebombs (you get 3 of them, 2 of which will have to be used in specific locations) and be warned that you'll have to use the toilet a lot, because there aren't many medikits around.
- RETICULI.MAP is incomplete. When you reach the slimy green room with a normal door under the black ziggurat, that's it, no further progress can be made. You'll notice that I stopped working on it on September 2, 1997. That's when the "first DNF screenshot" (actually, the screenshot of a Quake 1 map done by someone at 3DRealms and used as a DNF mockup) was released, and I figured it'd be useless to continue working on it, with the sequel to Duke3D less than a year away. If I only knew...
- Some parts of the levels haven't been made by me. Specifically, the spaceship present at the end of the first level and the beginning of the second level, and the mock-Quake entryway you can access from the second level.
__________________
[...] We view customers as complete morons that will never catch on and [...] we're lying to them all the time. (Gabe Newell, Valve)
I'm the worst enemy in film-making and a completely talentless idiot. (Uwe Boll)
Faith is why you are wrong. (Crosma)
Altered Reality is offline  
 

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:19 PM.

Page generated in 0.09954309 seconds (100.00% PHP - 0% MySQL) with 18 queries

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

Website is 1987-2014 Apogee Software, Ltd.
Ideas and messages posted here become property of Apogee Software Ltd.